Leiden International Film Festival
Founded in 2006, the Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) has become one of the leading film festivals in the Netherlands showcasing feature films that examine the border between art-house and mainstream from all over the world. The 2014 edition lasted 10 days, screened 87 films, from 28 countries including Whiplash, Coming Home, Mommy, Leviathan, Wish I Was Here, Camp X-Ray, Calvary and What We Do In the Shadows. With its American Indie Competition LIFF aims to discover and cultivate an audience for today's emerging American filmmakers in the Netherlands.
Whiplash wins 2014 American Indie Competition
Whiplash, directed by Damien Chazelle, has won the American Indie Competition of the ninth Leiden International Film Festival.